One of our newest features BearTerritory.net is proud to present this football season is Crawford's Commentary. Each week, staff writer Ken Crawford will give his take on the comings and goings on the field for the Cal football team.
As the year rolls along, the Podcast will also feature various Bears players, coaches and other guest writers surrounding the Blue & Gold.
In Episode 15, Crawford takes a final look at the Bears as they prepare for the season finale Saturday evening against Miami in the Emerald Bowl. From different color jerseys, to booming kicks from punter Bryan Anger to more discussion around the quarterback competition, there has been plenty of topics to talk about this week in practice.
Also, Crawford includes Q&A sessions with head coach Jeff Tedford and seniors Worrell Williams, Zack Follett and Alex Mack.
Crawford's Commentary: Episode 15 – (Emerald Bowl Excitement)
List of quotes in order:
Tedford's opening comments
Follett on Miami's running backs
Follett on Miami's quarterbacks
Follett on running quarterbacks
Follett on bowl atmosphere
Follett on home fans
Follett on winning all his bowl games
Follett on practice intensity
Follett on young players that impress
Follett on next year's leaders
Williams on bowl experience
Williams on Jahvid Best
Williams on Alex Mack
Williams on defensive trust and improvising
Williams on Grant high winning state championship
Williams on being recruited by Miami
Williams on recruiting visit to Miami
Williams on difficulty of recruiting decision
Williams on matchup against Miami
Mack on coming back for senior year
Mack on Draddy and Morris awards
Mack on life after playing
Mack on Draddy application process
Mack on Morris trophy aspirations
Mack on a physical game
Mack on having lost to Maryland/ACC
Mack on different RBs and QBs
Mack on quarterback competition
Mack on shotgun snap
Mack on Pro/school conflict
And if Cal fans haven't done so already, check out Crawford's past episodes.
Ken Crawford is a staff writer for BearTerritory. A lifelong Cal football observer, Crawford covered the Bears during the 2007 season, which included the memorable 31-24 victory over Oregon at Autzen Stadium in Eugene. Crawford will continue to handle Cal football assignments during the 2008 season.